Carrie interviews Matt Futterman, Deputy Sports Editor of The New York Times! They chat about his new book (“Running to the Edge”), his training for the Bank of America Chicago Marathon, and much more!
Recorded March 18, 2019
Matthew Futterman is Deputy Sports Editor of The New York Times. He has previously worked for The Wall Street Journal, The Philadelphia Inquirer, and the Star-Ledger of New Jersey, where he was a part of the team that won the Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News in 2005. Like a lot of sportswriters, he is something of a frustrated athlete. He was 0-8 in singles for his college tennis team in 1991. He grew up in Larchmont, New York, and graduated from Mamaroneck High School, Union College, and Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism. He also attended the creative writing program at the University of Arkansas. In addition to Running to the Edge, he is the author of The New York times bestseller Players: How Sports Became a Business. He lives in New York with his wife and children. In his spare time he runs marathons. He is starting to understand why.